• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration

About

This Design and Optimization of Zero Energy Consumption Buildings course at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is the outcome of the collaboration of the University of Athens with the International Union of Architects - ARES Int. WP and is grounded on distance learning with its base being the educational system of E- Learning Programme of the Center of Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UOA).  

The aim of the whole module is the Vocational Training and Education mainly for architects and other related specializations such as Civil Engineers and/or other engineering scientists dealing with issues of planning, evaluation and optimization for buildings of zero energy by the positive energy balance.

Once the participant completes all the units successfully, he/she receives a certificate of specialized training (UoA-UIA).

The proposed CPD Professional Development and Training programme will be conducted in cooperation with the International Union of Architects UIA CPD programme and the UIA Work Programme ARES [Architecture & Renewable Energy Sources].

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 6 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      Duration: 26 weeks

  • Credits
    ECVET: 12.5 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Standards and Legislation for Buildings
  • Mitigation and Adaptation Techniques to fight Climate Change
  • How to improve the microclimate around buildings
  • Indoor air quality in buildings
  • Advanced Control Systems for Buildings
  • Thermal Comfort in Buildings
  • Existing Zero Energy Buildings, Analysis
  • Components of the Energy Consumption of Buildings
  • Design of Renewable Energy Systems in the Built Environment
  • Natural lighting in buildings
  • Passive Cooling Techniques for Buildings

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

The aim of the whole module is the Vocational Training and Education mainly for architects and other related specializations such as Civil Engineers and/or other engineering scientists dealing with issues of planning, evaluation and optimization for buildings of zero energy by the positive energy balance.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    700 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 700 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    700 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 700 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
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Funding

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